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Euro 2016 generated 1.2 billion-euro boost for France

PARIS (AP) — France says that organizing the European soccer championships last summer provided an economic boost worth 1.2 billion euros (currently $1.26 billion) to the economy......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 10th, 2017

U.S. Small Businesses Party Like It"s 2004

France reported last week that its summer hosting of Euro 2016, Europe’s soccer championships, added $1.26 billion to.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 19th, 2017

Germany, France plan fund for start-ups in digital offensive

France and Germany said on Tuesday they planned to set up a 1 billion euro fund to support start-ups in a bid to boost Europe's digital economy and help it narrow the gap with the United States. In the second Franco-German conference on digitalizatio.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 13th, 2016

EU unveils 1bn-euro supercomputer plan to rival China

The EU unveiled plans Thursday to raise one billion euros to build superfast computers that catch up with China and others to boost Europe's economy, make medical advances and fight hacking.  .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2018

Germany"s Daimler earnings to get a $2 billion boost from tax cut

Germany-based carmaker Daimler AG said it expects the tax cut signed by President Donald Trump Friday to result in an increase in 2017 net income by 1.7 billion euro, or the equivalent of $2.02 billion at current exchange rates. Daimler sa.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 22nd, 2017

Tax cut to give German carmaker Daimler"s earnings a $2 billion boost

Germany-based carmaker Daimler AG said it expects the tax cut signed by President Donald Trump Friday to result in an increase in 2017 net income by 1.7 billion euro, or the equivalent of $2.02 billion at current exchange rates. Daimler sa.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 22nd, 2017

Indian firms in Germany generated Euro 11 bn revenue in 2016: CII

Between 2010 and 2016, Germany was the second-largest recipient of Indian FDI in Europe with 96 projects......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 3rd, 2017

Intel wins boost in fight over $1.26 billion antitrust fine

Intel Corp. won a boost in its eight-year fight with the European Union over a 1.06 billion-euro ($1.26 billion) fine in a case that could have ramifications for a list of disputes involving U.S. tech giants including Google and Apple Inc......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 6th, 2017

World"s biggest pension fund rides stocks to $46 billion gain

The world’s biggest pension fund posted its fourth-straight quarterly gain, as global stocks rose and a decline in the yen against both the dollar and the euro helped boost the value of its overseas investments......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 4th, 2017

World"s biggest pension fund rides stocks to $46 billion gain

The world’s biggest pension fund posted its fourth-straight quarterly gain, as global stocks rose and a decline in the yen against both the dollar and the euro helped boost the value of its overseas investments......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 4th, 2017

Veolia has leeway for multi-billion euro acquisition, CEO says

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - French utility Veolia has the financial firepower to make a multi-billion euro acquisition, its chief executive said on Saturday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 8th, 2017

French Election Soothes Sentiments: ETFs Likely to Benefit

Centrist candidate Macron's win in the French presidential election will likely boost Eurozone, France and Euro ETF in the coming days while other corners o.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 8th, 2017

Airbus resilient despite military plane costs

Airbus has taken a 1.2 billion euro charge for its troubled A400M military aircraft program but has still managed to post better than expected core earnings and revenues for 2016......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 23rd, 2017

Marine Le Pen"s anti-euro plan will "cost France €30 billion a year"

ReutersParis (AFP) - Marine Le Pen's pledge to ditch the euro if elected French president would cost the country over 30 billion euros a year in increased borrowing costs, the central ba.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2017

Luxottica and Essilor in 46 billion euro merger to create eyewear giant

MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a global eyewear powerhouse with annual revenue of more than 15 billion euros......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2017

The Maker of Ray-Bans Is Merging With a French Lens Giant in a $49 Billion Deal

It will create a global eyewear powerhouse with annual revenue of almost $16 billion. Italy’s Luxottica and France’s Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 16th, 2017

Ray-Ban maker agrees 46bln euro merger

Italy's Luxottica, the maker of Ray-Ban, and France's Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry with annual revenue of more than 15 billion euros. Ivor Bennett reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 16th, 2017

These 2 Global Eyewear Giants Have Agreed to a $49 Billion Merger

It combines the owner of Oakley and Ray-Ban with the world's top manufacturer of ophthalmic lenses. Italy’s Luxottica and France’s Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 16th, 2017

Luxottica, Essilor agree 46-billion euro merger to create eyewear giant

MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46-billion euro ($49 billion) merger deal to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry with revenues of more than 15 billion euros, they said in a statement on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2017

Luxottica, Essilor in 46 billion euro merger deal to create eyewear giant: sources

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46-billion euro ($49 billion) merger deal to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry, two sources with knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2017

Luxottica, Essilor in 45-billion euro merger deal to create eyewear giant: source

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 45-billion euro merger deal to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry, a source with knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2017